Lady Panthers start year with busy weekPublished 12:25am Monday, September 2, 2013
CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers were not only busy last week, they were quite successful.
The Lady Panthers picked up three volleyball wins in four matches to begin their season.
On Monday, Chesapeake beat the Ironton St. Joseph Female Flyers in straight sets, 25-15, 25-15 and 25-18. Kelsey Curry had 14 points and Carrie Brock 12 to lead the Lady Panthers.
Tuesday saw the Lady Panthers suffer their lone loss of the week as the River Valley Lady Raiders won in four games, 25-19, 25-17, 18-25 and 27-25.
Lindsay Blake scored 17 points and Tia Spaulding 16 for Chesapeake.
The Lady Panthers bounced back on Wednesday with a five-set win over the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings, 24-26, 25-22, 19-25, 25-19 and 15-8.
Carley Lester scored 15 points and Brock 12 to pace Chesapeake.
The weary Lady Panthers played their fourth game in as many days on Thursday and evened their Ohio Valley Conference record at 1-1 with a four-sets win over the Coal Grove Lady Hornets.
Chesapeake won 25-19, 20-25, 25-19 and 25-21 as Brock scored 16 and Curry 13.
In the junior varsity matches, Chesapeake beat St. Joseph 25-14, 25-6 as Jozy Jones had 14 points and Kelsey Huff 8.
The Lady Panthers lost 19-25, 25-19, 25-27 to River Valley as Kaylee Curry had 9 points and Laura Rice 7.
Chesapeake topped Symmes Valley 25-13, 25-16 as Huff and Jones scored 6 each.
Jones had 11 points and Kaylee Curry 6 as the Lady Panthers beat Coal Grove 25-13, 25-12.
Chesapeake plays at Fairland on Tuesday in a 5:30 p.m. OVC game.